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2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

Unit description

Continuing with the second year studio intensive, this double weighted unit offers a further immersion into the student's main studio focus. The unit promotes further conceptual and material development through interdisciplinary exchange and fabrication procedures. Theoretical understanding of contemporary art practices will be used to underpin the associated projects. Students will continue to develop their material and conceptual curiosity into their idiosyncratic art language.

Unit content

  •  Concept evolution and presentation skills
  •  Gallery and exhibition skills will be further addressed
  •  Individual approaches to artistic expression
  •  Studio investigations, mixed-media and installation strategies
  •  Pictorial/object design and production
  •  Artistic criticism
  •  Work Health and Safety

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1demonstrate the ability to produce individual artworks which draw on well-grounded studio practice and sensitive use of materials
2demonstrate considerable manipulative skills in student's chosen area of self-expression
3develop further levels of experimentation and investigation within student's work, moving towards a focus on specific themes and technologies for advanced study
4develop a deeper appreciation of current issues in fine art and recognise the cultural context in which art work is produced
5develop an increased capacity for the constructive critique of their own work, and peers, and are able to articulate this through oral presentations and written documentation in group and individual situations
6demonstrate increased understanding and practice of occupational health and safety in the studio, and are able to collaborate and co-operate safely and productively within the studio environment, reflecting on personal studio space outside of university.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate the ability to produce individual artworks which draw on well-grounded studio practice and sensitive use of materials
  2. demonstrate considerable manipulative skills in student's chosen area of self-expression
  3. develop further levels of experimentation and investigation within student's work, moving towards a focus on specific themes and technologies for advanced study
  4. develop a deeper appreciation of current issues in fine art and recognise the cultural context in which art work is produced
  5. develop an increased capacity for the constructive critique of their own work, and peers, and are able to articulate this through oral presentations and written documentation in group and individual situations
  6. demonstrate increased understanding and practice of occupational health and safety in the studio, and are able to collaborate and co-operate safely and productively within the studio environment, reflecting on personal studio space outside of university.

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

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